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champions, san francisco giants. >> in fact, the last time that i was at city hall was halloween 2012, right after the parade and the victory celebration and so it is great to be back and it is almost baseball season and who is ready to demand our title? i cannot wait, i cannot begin to tell you how honored i am to serve as your host for this special event, i want to welcome you officially to the san francisco mayor's office of neighborhood services black history month closing ceremony. what a way to wrap things up, we gather here to honor a living legend, ground breaking politician, activist and freedom fighter and fashion icon, the one and the only the honorable willie l. brown junior. [ applause ] growing in the area, his accomplishments and contributions to the world at large and public service were not lost on me and it is really been a dream come true for me to grow up and get to know him professionally and personally. my father and willie were acquaintances and fraternity brothers. >> when he was elected the first african american mayor i was right up there front and center in 1996 an
right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did n
the residents of san francisco to take a stand against violence in our home, in our city and throughout the world. and just think, if women were equally included in decision-making around the world, there would be no economic disaster throughout the world. so today as part of dancing and part of celebrating, but the important message that we all stand united together. to take the pledge to end violence against women and girls for good. so let's do this together, are you ready for the pledge? all right. i just wanted to get you ready. we will be back in a very short second for this pledge. i have to listen to the women on this stage. >> you better, mr. mayor. san francisco are we ready? are we rising? let's show the world that san francisco can be counted on. just think about it for a moment. one out of every three women will be sexually abused or assaulted in their lifetime. that has to stop. and we here in san francisco are going to show no tolerance for abuse against young girls and women. are we ready? are we rising? i have to take a moment to thank some people. first i want to thank
no more. through the streets of san francisco makes you want to sing. when you think of willie brown we like no other. he's the kind of dude that you like as your brother. i say he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. [ applause ] but since i'm an old dude, i'm not going to do that because that would seem unseemly. what i do say is when this is all said and done, willie would seem to be an individual who em bodies the classic american story success of invention and reinvention. born of talent, skill, determination, brilliance, lots of plain old hard work. and the ability to take one's god given talent, fashion it, shape it, mold it into something quite remarkable and remarkably effective and enduring. willie brown is a game changer. thank you, willie, for all your work, talents, brilliance, heart, your and forgiving a damn. thank you. [ applause ] on that note, i believe i should bring mayor brown to the stage. is that correct? ladies and gentlemen, mayor willie brown. [ applause ] >> that was remarkable. but then again
have a market in san francisco where the cost of living is sky rocketing like crazy and to maintain that is beyond the means of most people including myself and at a pretty high salary here in san francisco, but we're proposing to cut new hires pays for certain classifications that is significant. that is not keeping up with the growing cost of living. i will stop there -- >> if you would i would like to address the cost of living and we are providing it to all employees and we are unique in this sector for doing so. maybe sonoma is doing it but we are unusual in that. i didn't touch on the two tier. the reason the city proposed -- the city doesn't love having the two tier. we would like one wage rate within a classification but we believe that within the fact it wouldn't affect any current employees and we didn't want to pull the rug out and people should know what we're getting into with a job and all of the classifications and significantly and preserving the gains of comparable worth if bee do that. the two tier is absolutely what the city has done three times since i have
% more? we work in san francisco general hospital. it's a level one trauma center. i invite you to come. i will exchange job with you for one week to see what you do for you guys, for the citizens of san francisco. there are a lot of people that lost their job they come over there. there are a lot of people they get into traditional accidents we take care of them. >> >> i hope you're not one of them or your family but when you come you're opening a brand-new hospital. how are you going to employ that hospital with the way you're going? this is not going to work. people are leaving. we can't retain people. this is not pushing paper. we are dealing with people's lives there. when people come with gunshot wounds, stab wounds, horrible car accidents and we save lives everyday. we don't sit behind desks. we deal with people's lives and for you to say that we are making more money than we're supposed to. i don't think that is right. you compare us to other people that they are living in counties over 100,000. we live in san francisco. we work over here and we work for th
in san francisco? >> unfortunately, we have them all. the rock from here is used from the sea wall. it came from this hill. it was a itgnoll that was present. because of this blasting that occurred, the rock is weak. while most of the time, there are times of heavy rain. sometimes, this has nothing to do with the rainfall. iraq is 50 to an old and then it just falls. in this particular area where we're standing, we have seen the wall at the base. >> the big steel beams with the fence. this is an effective way of preventing the rock that does fall from causing damage. that might protect the bottom of the hill but it doesn't do anything over the hill. >> it has long been my understanding that the city of san francisco says and the building department takes this position that there is no one buildable lot -- unbuildable lot. i wonder if this is realistic. >> if money is an issue, we can develop solutions that will mitigate the impact. that a solution can be eliminating the hill, that can eliminate the problem. or build a structure right into the hill so there is no longer an exposed f
and gentlemen. i'm al williams, president of the board of directors of san francisco african-american historical and cultural society. on behalf of the society and our co-presenters, the san francisco african-american chamber of commerce, the bayview ymca, senator mark leno's office, the san francisco public library, and the mayor's office of neighborhood services, welcome to the 2013 black history month program. the 2013 black history month theme is "at the crossroads of freedom and equality, the emancipation proclamation and the march on washington." the society is the lineal descendant of the san francisco atheneum. it has been the only san francisco institution that is dedicated to documenting, preservinging and presenting true accounts of the history of people of african descent in san francisco. the society is a membership-based organization. without the hard work of our members and friends, the society wouldn't be able to present programs like today's kickoff. i'd like to take a moment here to thank members of our board of directors and the black history month committee who are here. amon
to have to fulfill it because that is your life. >> hi. i am cory with san francisco and we're doing stay safe and we're going to talk about what shelter in place or safe enough to stay in your home means. we're here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco and joined by carla, the deputy director of spur and one of the persons who pushed this shelter in place and safe enough to stay concept and we want to talk about what it means and why it's important to san francisco. >> as you know the bay area as 63% chance of having a major earthquake and it's serious and going to impact a lot of people and particularly people in san francisco because we live on a major fault so what does this mean for us? part of what it means is that potentially 25% of san francisco's building stock will be uninhibit tabl and people can't stay in their homes after an earthquake. they may have to go to shelters or leave entirely and we don't want that to happen. >> we want a building stock to encourage them to stay in the homes and encourage them to stay and not relocate to other locations and shel
, as a resident of san francisco, i am confident that mel will watch out for my interests, my neighbor's interests, your interests, and i'm confident that mel would ensure any development on the port property or be responsible and appropriate for that community. and i am confident that mel will consider how these projects will create jobs. [speaker not understood] how to create revenue for you. ~ to spend. thank you. >>> good afternoon, commissioners. i am here to support the nomination of mel murphy. i won't be singing, you will be glad to hear that. but i wanted to say that i am a recent arrival here in san francisco. i come here having expanded my business from hong kong with my wife. we've come here and opened a business here and went also to ireland. from the moment that i encountered mel, he was such an ambassador for this city, wishing that we connect with the city, you know, making it possible for us to get established here, which i am eternally grateful for. you know, i've got to know him over time and he's become a friend. and there is something about him that just his character, this ki
the commission on status of women issued the comppable pay study of the city and county of san francisco. in 1981 the board of supervisors passed a resolution stating unequivocal support to lmentd pay inequities based on race and sex and by bringing them up to parity. i believe that this remains the policy of the city and county of san francisco. under mayor fine stein the city of san francisco identified jobs classifications traditionally held by women and people of color and paid less than white men. in many cases the positions required skill and experience and were as value to the city as higher paid ones. after the voters adopted proposition h in 1986 the city started reversing years of discrimination any reversing this trend. over the next decade the cities adjusted pay scales to eliminate gender and race based inequity but as american moved forward san francisco is threatening to go in reverse: the department of human resources has reproposed reducing pay for 45 job classifications and held by women and leaving others alone held by white and men workers. many was done by the
, downtown in san francisco. these places help you get your resume together. and what i did also, i went and found all the websites that would offer job training. i just put everything on one website, any type of place that would help you with a legal resource and housing, i found a place in oakland, let you stay there for 18 months and you can get truck driving skills, construction trade. upon release a lot of people don't want to go back to the same environment but they don't have a choice. [speaker not understood]. and home boy hotline is not [speaker not understood] bias, race bias, it's for men and women. i go to juvenile halls. i go to prisons, also i go to 1 11 taylor and i go to a halfway house and do a presentation every three months to let them know what the home boy hotline is based upon. i get letters all the time from prisoners and phone calls. i really didn't know nothing about the reentry council to be honest with you. i work real close with the healing circle, women in the community have been victimized by violence and their children, and matty scott, you know, kept encou
. approximately 1,000 jobs during construction, hopefully for san francisco workers and suppliers big and small. when the project is finished, it is estimated we will have 11,000 permanent jobs with all the benefits that will bring to the general fund. the developers engaged in ongoing outreach to organize labor and community advocates. i would like to see more water transportation between piers up and down the bay front. not only will this generate more revenue potential for the department, but more importantly it will make the waterfront, with its beauty and amenities, more accessible to citizens of san francisco and the bay area. i am also very interested in pier 70 master plan or its 67 acre. i am aware september 2008 san francisco voters approved proposition d to preserve and revitalize pier 70. i'm in agreement with the port's vision for pier 70. that creates a vibrant and historic district, a district that reestablishes the historic activity level, activates new waterfront open spaces, creates a center for innovative industry and integrates ongoing ship repair operations. pier 70 is the
into the future, taking this, working with some other departments like san francisco arts, we're creating access for people, creating efficiency with the government being able to manage transactions, creating a platform for people to actually interact with the city on a level that hasn't been done before. so, ideally, using the san francisco rec and park, the future san francisco arts app, using our mobile commerce to manage that is creating jobs, revenue, and efficiency for the public and tourists to be able to navigate san francisco in a way that hasn't been done before. thank you. >> all right. (applause) >> so, we're going to show another application from motion launch, the founder and ceo, john, will be sharing some of the work that they're doing. they're based here out of san francisco and they've got a great announcement to make. >> i am jon mills. i'm ceo of motion loft. we started about three years ago developing sensors that we could place around cities that would give us some analytics on how people move around cities and how vehicles drive around cities. so, currently we have 16 neig
and to declare this day to be bay view branch library day in san francisco. >> thank you, mayor. so eloquently stated about what this library means to us. when we began planning for this library about six years ago, it's amazing how this community told us loud and clear that they didn't want to settle for a modest plan. they wanted a new library with more space for books, media, they want a library that had spaces for young people to hang out after school so they can learn. they wanted a space to provide dedicated areas for the teens to create and contemplate and to be engaged. they also wanted a state of the arts place of technology. a 20th century library that no on the celebrates the community but looks towards the future. we have 19 computers. laptops, digital media throughout and the community room as the mayor stated is going to be wonderful for civic engagement and for the community to come together for lectures and programs for celebration. all of that has happened. this is your library. when you go inside, you will find a welcoming space that is going to serve many many generations to
with our data and we can join and continue to be in the great city of san francisco. so, i want to thank all of the people, all of the different starting up companies here and those that are inventing with us, thank them for celebrating innovation month in such a exemplary way. and i think we're going to have a lot more to announce before this month is out, including on our way to the world series. thank you very much. (applause) >> now, if i may introduce our partner in crime here, board president david chiu who is also going to be complimenting us with all of his efforts at the board. come on up, david. (applause) >> good morning. i am incredibly excited to be here today for a couple of reasons. first of all, the hatchery is one of my favorite places in the city. there is truly a bee hive of activity of the newest innovations that san francisco will be famous for. i also love the fact that just a couple of blocks from here is where our san francisco giants are moving on to the world series. but just in this room, all of you are giants and making sure that san francisco is the world cha
francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not just going to be a chief data officer. there is also the office of civic innovation. jay's team, shannon's team. by having both of those units in place i think there is going to be a really powerful team. because you can't just open up the data. you have to do things like this, where you get the community together or you have people actually talking about it because the demand side, as we were talking about it, will be there because there is going to be someone there. there have to be people working with it who are getting out there. i think this is what this city is going to be really powerful. in terms of other cities doing as well, chicago is doing some really interesting stuff. scary cool stuff. they're taking 3 in 1 data, pothole request and crime
of my successes here in san francisco is that i piloted a program with the juvenile corrections programs at a youth guided center. piloted a program called principle collaborative centers here for youth here in san francisco, helping youth out in bayview and hunters point area. people who are marginalized with a lot of disparity, helping them to get into different programs. from there, i worked with the adult populations here in san francisco for over the past 10 years, helping people to get into treatment centers throughout the city of san francisco. most of my work is very much targeted here in san francisco. i currently am a program manager here in san francisco. i also am a certified treatment counselor and currently attending college out at san francisco state university, applying for graduate school to become a social worker. i worked with the mayor with the court systems. aye i'm more familiar with the probation department. i am familiar with the reentry and i am very familiar with incarceration. i served time both in state and federal facilities in the united states. for me, it's
awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the same principles and are positive
distrito y que el 14 de emarzo se emitira una resolucion. >>> san francisco presento una propuesta para bajar el sueldo de las nuevas contrataciones. >>> el sueprvisor joe avalos dice quw es regresar atrás. >>> el san frncisco se investiga un tiroteo con una víctima que majnejaba en la calle bryant. >>> se detuvo en market y davis y se recupera el sospechoso continua prófugo. >>> el jefe de la policía de la ciudad se reune a discutir el incidente de una balacera del martes pasado y persecusion donde choco una patrulla. >>> en el lugar el oficial abrio fuego. >>> cambiamos de tema. >>> hoy le dieron el adios a dos agented de santa cruz en el hp pavilio de san josé. >>> los detalles de ela ceremonia. >>> en un acto emotivo cientos representates de la policía asistieron al hp pavilion de san josé en memoria de las dos oficiales. >>> en su discurso los recordaron como heroes por la procuradora de california. >>> mostraron su lado familiar en pantallas. >>> mostraron a la pareja de la detective butler con su hijo en brazos. >>> inico que su espiritu viivra en las personas q
to be great colleagues. i am also a huge beer fan. i am in the restaurant scene in san francisco and i am planning on opening up a restaurant, and boutique hotel in western soma and the craft beer scene that is exploding for the past five years is insane and i think that the ipas are the best in the world and i am here to say that. i think that that going to bring a lot to the neighborhood and excited to go there personally and i think that it is a destination place and avid seller and beer and i am excited. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker. >> mr. cronoliwitz. good to see you here. >> thank you. i am here, president of the (inaudible) and food association and also of the san francisco council of district mer khents associations. for the longest time this part of san francisco is a neglected area and nothing really happening there and it has been shady. so i would applaud jen and drew for coming in and helping to revitalize this area. i think that it is going to be a great establishment and we will know that (inaudible) is moving in and the residential building built across the st
. this fine city of san francisco would be a treasure to have the razz room or live at the razz room remain within the city limits. i'm looking forward to playing the base, and i understand that tonight i have gotten an education on the sound restrictions and the problems and i am sure that we all know my band is going to rock the house. so, i really want them to do the best that they can. i want you guys to give them a chance and let them play it and do the sound proofing and make this another great san francisco landmark in this great and wonderful city. thank you very, very much. >> thank you very much and thank you for speaking to us. i love confunction. >> thank you. >> personally. >> commissioners, my name is durf butler and i also love confunction and i did not know that was michael cooper. >> he will be signing autographs at the end of the commission hearing. >> no need because i enjoy him when i go to the razz room that is why i am here it was kind of interesting that he was before me. because my point is i don't know the owners, i only know that i have... this venue has been one o
preservation issues and as a historian. preservation of san francisco's significant built environment necessarily involves educating and explaining property owner's role in historic preservation. since i was in college in boston in the late 1970s, i've been committed to the preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historical buildings. one of the projects that i worked on back then was a very early searchable database for the cataloging of over 1300 architectural drawings by prominent boston area architects of the early and mid 19th century. my thesis project at tufts university was used in research for the rehabilitation of the president's house at boston university and during that period i assisted the prominent new england architectural historian in research and photography for articles and books that she published. to demonstrate my continuing involvement outside of my works for the past five years i've been the program coordinator of a volunteer organization in los altos that has saved a house designed in 1939 by richard noitra who is considered to be one of the most in
inlanded. this assessment which we'll explain more soon is a joint effort between the port of san francisco. i'd like to take this chance to introduce this lady from the office of equal velocity. then i will do a quick overview of the assessment itself. >> thank you directors. i'm jennifer mass from the director of water front projects. when i first approached peter last year to talk about the warriors arena i was really fkdz on the proposed multiply use facility. we were made aware very early on about the ongoing issues with commuter traffic. and peter and i have had the opportunity to work together on multiply phase plans in order to best think about the multiply use arena facility. we were thinking two narrowly. we were also working on two other projects. we weren't thinking about an overarching strategy to look at transportation along the waterfront and really trying to understand the projects were connected from a people moving point of view. the proposed arena will be one of the most assessable projects in the nation. but as i in essence you listen to the neighborhood commuter today
you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i want to see that there is actually
in support of jonathan pearlman's candidacy as san francisco historian for the perez r vation commission. although as a physician and epidemiologist, my own career was environmental health, teaching at harvard, ucla, uc berkeley, and then for 27 years heading up environmental health research at the california department of public health. ~ i grew up with a family of architects. after my retirement, i have been helping cal poly pomona restore the historic 1932 studio residences designed by my father, richard noytra, one of the founders of california modern. i have been visiting with other historic modernist house museums around the world to learn about their restoration and programming. i was invited to serve on the program committee of the noytra house in los altos. it was originally a small residence of poet jacqueline johnson, designed by my father in the late 1930s. it has been restored and adaptively reused as an intimate conference venue. i have had the pleasure of working with mr. pearlman on his program committee. what i have noticed about mr. pearlman is this. he understands not
this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office build
. san francisco is a foodie town. we san franciscoans love our food and desserts are no exceptions. there are places that specialize in any and every dessert your heart desires, from hand made ice cream to organic cakes, artisan chocolate and cupcakes galore, the options are endless. anyone out there with a sweet tooth? then i have a great stop for you. i've been searching high and low for some great cookies and the buzz around town that anthony's are those cookies. with rave reviews like this i have to experience these cookies for myself and see what the fuss was all about. so let's see. while attending san francisco state university as an accountinging major, anthony's friend jokingly suggested he make cookies to make ends make. with no formal culinary training he opened his own bakery and is now the no. 1 producer of gourmet cookies in the biarea and thank you for joining us on quick bites. how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> so i want to get to the bottom of some very burning questions. why cookies? >> it was a recommendation from a friend. hard to believe that's how it
that they get those jobs as well. and that's why it's so important that all the companies in san francisco invest in our effort to create those 5,000 summer jobs, expose them to how to earn their money, not take some handout from somebody. earn their money so that they can have the respect of having a good paycheck and get used to it and get used to success. this is the story that we have to live up to. (applause) >> and it is all about moving forward for everybody. the intent of reenvisioning public housing is so that we can talk to each other about not recreating the story about generations of people stuck in poverty housing. it is about a vision that we agree to, that when we get our paychecks, when we earn those jobs, we move our families forward so that they stay in san francisco and that they are successful in being here in san francisco. that's what we're trying to build. i just got out of a critical hour with senator leno who has been so helpful at the state. and we talked about all of the programs that we need to make sure that we're investing in so that everybody in san francisco
with that the san francisco civil commission put together benchmarkos salaries and positions and san francisco comparable worth committee outlined -- released a report in 1984. next slide. between 1986 and 1989 as was referenced there was a vote of the people, a charter amendment on prevailing wages and pay equity. this amendment was provided for salary adjustments for classes that were historically occupied by minorities and women judged to be of equal in value and higher pay classes occupied strongly by non minority males so that was proposition h. in the same year the mayor's task force issued their report and seiu and the city came to an agreement how to implement pay equity. in 1994 to 99 there was a move to collective bargaining where discussion about pay equity moved into a negotiation between the union and the department of human resources employee relations unit. meanwhile in 1998 san francisco became the first municipality in the world to adopt a local ordinance perfecting the principles of the un convention and end all discrimination against women and in this ordinance there is
is bradley reiss, i'm a san francisco native, formerly incarcerated obviously. and i've been out for several years clean and sober. i currently work -- i currently work for the [speaker not understood] charter school associated with the sheriff's department, cj5, flagship facility of the sheriff's department in san bruno, chairman of the [speaker not understood]. for the last several years i have been the voice and ears of people that are still incarcerated, placing hundreds of people into programs. and i'm here, excited about this appointment. i was here for the last appointment. i did not get elected for it so i'm really looking forward to getting elected this time. i feel like i'm a great candidate for it with my previous criminal history and more importantly what i'm doing now the last several years in the community of san francisco, helping people reenter the community one day at a time. thank you very much. >> supervisor cohen, do you have a question? >> yes, i do, thank you. can you tell me, i might have missed it in your presentation, what kind of work are you doing within the reentr
solidify the domestic violence and legal services for low income survivors in san francisco. on behalf of each of my clients in the bay area and legal aid i want to thank each of you thanks. >> next speaker, please? >> good morning, i'm taylor with (inaudible) out reach and thank you again for bringing this forward supervisor cohen and all of you for supporting this legislation. we provide a wholistic legal services to primarily the api community in san francisco, but to most communities, san francisco and we have been working in the domestic violence area for over 30 years and you know that lawyers are not the answer and many of you are attorneys and have chosen to be policy makers and political leaders instead, but, we are part of a necessary network of services and when you address the criminal justice system and you go down with the district attorney, it is also important to remember that the aftermath of the criminal justice system whether it be prosecution or defense are the families, the women and children that we serve. and we are the ones that are out there on the ground, in t
will keep you updated. >> claudine wong, channel 2 news. >>> in overnight news, san francisco police are trying to track down two people who robbed a home but they recovered the stolen items. we have where one person was injured. christian? >> reporter: san francisco police and oakland police trying to track down the suspects. this home invasion happening. and they targeted this house here on the 2100 block of 23rd street. police say it happened shortly after midnight. police confirmed for us two suspects broke into the back door of the home. once inside, police say they pistol whipped one of the people living inside the home. police say the suspects then took off with an ipad and iphone. one of the devices had tracking software on line and police were able to follow the signal. >> looks like we are having audio issues. meantime. thousands of family and friends and officers paid respect to the two fallen officers from cruz santa cruz. >> the -- . >>> they filled the hp pavilion and more than 8,000 people gathered for detective elizabeth butler and loran butch baker. >> they shared th
news in san francisco, police are at the scene of a shooting involving two locations. one is south of market, the other is in the city's financial district. news chopper 2s is over the scene not long after shots rang out just after 4:00. a man in his 30s was shot in the torso. the driver was not hurt and drove to market and davis where he then flagged some help. the victim was taken to san francisco general with life threatening injuries. police say the shooter who took off running is still at large. >>> san jose police say an elderly man who was reported missing early last month was found stabbed to death in his apartment today. we first told you last week how police were looking for 69-year- old stanley jacobson who suffered from dementia. jacobson's family found his body just before noon today. a suspect has been arrested but there is no other information at this time. >>> coming up, a quick break from the rain but more wet weather is on its way. i'm using storm tracker 2 isolates spots where the rain is falling tonight. >> but first, a cyclists fatal crash with a pedestrian. wh
. coming up next, in our 6:00 hour, frightening moments overnight during a home invasion in san francisco. we're there with details of what happened and new developments on what happened to the stolen items. >> plus, live from berkley, a landmark 5 star restaurant caught fire just hours ago. the very latest on the damage at chez panisse. that's just ahead. >> we're 30 minutes until the sunrise and i expect sunnier skies in the forecast for your friday. what you can expect in your area, coming up mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> good morning. it happened just hours ago. the small fire that's making big news in berkley. >> we have chilling new details on a home invasion here in san franci
for the city and county of san francisco. he provides the leadership necessary and trains the new painter and willingly shares his knowledge. he's the primary lead guy. he communicates effectively. he makes my job easier. thank you. again ron. >> on behalf of the board congratulations. we'd love to meet your fan club here, too. my supervisors. >> we were given other awards recently. >> anybody who works in our agency you would know it takes a lot of skill to do what we do. (calling names). we have a great group of individuals in our shop and this couldn't be possible without them. thank you very much i'm very honored. >> thank you. mr. reiskin. >> next i want to ask from the traffic division a couple of men. today, we're recognizing 3 gardeners. but this is maybe some, some of the less visible folks that makes muni what it is. we have landscaping that is under our responsibility and while people may not know that and think it's part of the city public right away of the landscape we're responsible for this how we contribute to the city. two people are not here that are responsible fo
. that's been cleared. let's move to the drive here in san francisco along northbound 101. there is still a scene at b street, vermont, castro valley with an injury crash. let's go to rosemary. >> sunnier skies for friday. temperatures will warm up slightly over yesterday. our weather is drying out. that system that brought us the rain finally moving to the south. a live look at the current temperatures, a band of clouds stretching from san francisco sort of up the i-80 corridor at this time. napa still checking in right at 36 degrees for you. santa rosa 35, fairfield 35, just a few degrees above freezing. that's a chilly start. widespread 40s, we are cleared out but the central and southern portions of the bay area were under mostly cloudy skies, take a look at the time l aps e. it's just been the last hour or two since the system has pulled far enough south to help with the clearing. as i move farther out we have the system out off the coast. just the north eedge of the wrap around moisture into parts of the valley, san luis ob isp o. we are looking good for today. temperatures will be
have a special presentation from the san francisco police commission tonight. to charles gallman who is coming forward who is the chief investigator of the occ. and he has worked for director hicks for many years. i attended a presentation that the occ had done in honor of investigator gallman and this was the best retirement party that i have been to in my entire career. let me tell you why, we are going to honor a man for 24 years of service to the occ as a chief investigator and what this makes this so important is that at his party, there were so many men and women in blue, members of the san francisco police department who showed up in honor of chief investigator gallman and i know why. the reason is that there are two words that come to mind, integrity and respect. he has the respect and integrity of everybody at the occ. and the men and women of the san francisco police department. and the members of the command staff, because charles gallman is a special person, i made a comment, you heard about the book about the greatest generation. this is the next chapter and let me tell
. >> overnight news only on 2. a violent home invasion robbery in san francisco. >> in a few hours the city will come in and tear down a homeless encampment in san jose but still people holding their ground. we'll tell you more about what's going to be happening. >>> well good morning. it's is friday. a day personally made for pam cook. >> thank you. >> it's friday march 8th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. get to sleep in tomorrow. it's international women's day add. so happy international women's day. >> congratulationses to you. >> thank you. >> in honor of that, how about we warm it up. >> nice. >> we'll warm it up. it's going to be a fabulous weekend. if you like 70s. if you like the sunshine, i have great news for you. it's coming our way. we have a look at storm tracker 2. we're dealing with mostly cloudy skies over most of the bay area. the north bay partly cloudy at this time catch a little bit of rain there off the coast. santa cruz picked up 3 tenths of rain. san jose picked up some. gillroy picked up two tenths. so not finished completely
they supported elanzo ballet which is headed by an african american that has been in san francisco for the last 30 years. but they have put up probono. so i think that contrary to some of the things that have been said. i think that the contract process was fair. clear channel has demonstrated commitment to work with the small businesses in the minority community and like jcdco we are also offering the training for the small businesss in terms of educating them and advertising, education program in terms of insurancing that we get maximum exposure for the businesses that we represent. thank you. >> thank you, very much. >> next speaker, please? >> angelo king. >> very quickly. i can only speak from personal experience, there are a lot of times that we are put in as a contractor or a community guy and i am putting together a projects and having an out reach component and i have always had a great reception with clear channel in trying to get things publicized and maybe my connection may my connection is better than others. but i have always been successful in terms of promoting events are gettin
of the way san francisco s you get to be veuyer because usually you have to go through their garage or their house to see the gardens. and ruth gets known through the neighborhood because she's constantly peeking over fences and leaving fliers in people's mailboxes saying, do you want to be on the garden tour, and all this sort of thing. but anyway, so, we've -- just to show you how much the neighborhood has gotten to know each other, all the people in the portola, wave your hand. [cheering and applauding] >> and this is only a small representation. and six years ago i would say maybe a dozen of us knew each other, and now we know hundreds of people in our neighborhood. and we've become so desirable from a real estate standpoint, we have multiple offers on houses and they all go for over asking. (applause) >> so, if you want to know how to do a garden tour, ruth wallace is your woman. come on up, ruth. (applause) [cheering and applauding] >> thanks. thank you. we'd like to take over the show. i just want to say it's a great honor and it's a really great event. if you haven't been to
the looips got so close to the intern. >> tonight possible legal precedence in the death of san francisco wednesday. can a bicycle riderser be convicted of vehicular manslaughter. >> someone you may know has an extra 33 million dollars tonight. lucky new lotto tonight. lucky new lotto winner hiding out in if. >> this is not something we have ever dealt with before in our department. and for all of us, the pain is still too fresh. >> with the solemn wail of bag pipe filling the pavilion family of fallen police officers taken to their seat in their honest. good evening. emotional farewell for sergeant baker and detective butler really a powerful sight as procession reached sap jose. hundreds of officers line the street as huge american flag draped down from 2 fire engine ladders at the entrance to hp about ville i don't know. 2 murdered police officers were eulogy remembered and cried over. abc 7 news reporter wayne begins our coverage in san jose. >> this was the stark vision of reality that greeted mourner in inside hp pavilion today. 2 coffin. honor guard. photo and video of se
but other than that the drive time is not impacted. 24 minutes out of san francisco. >> we are following developing news out of the east bay this morning. fire crews in berkeley are on scene of a fire at a restaurant. it's located at the "chez panisse" restaurant on the 15-hundred block of shattuck avenue. no word yet on how the questioned on what exactly led up to the shooting. the suspect still on the loose. new information in the lion attack. that left a 24- year old woman dead. at an exotic animal park sanctuary in fresno. officials say, an intern named dianna hanson was cleaning a lion's cage while talking on her cell phone when she was killed. this is video of the lion's cage where she was attacked by this 550- pound african lion named "cous- cous." officials say, the lion was able to use its paw to lift a partially closed door and escape the smaller cage he was in. the coroner says, she was killed by a paw swipe that broke her neck. the lion was killed on site. burglars have ripped off a charitable organization in concord. breaking into the agency's warehouse in martinez
paying folks. a pretty sky coming into san francisco. police are investigating an early morning home invasion in san francisco's portrero hill neighborhood and pistol whipped the victim and took the iphone and ipad and got away moments after the officers arrived. the suspects were tracked over to oakland but they got appear. >> two fallen santa cruz police officers are resting in peace after 10,000 people came together to honor them. officers, dignitary, friends and family filled san jose's h.p. pavilion yesterday to remember and celebrate the lives of detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. the two were shot and killed by sexual assault suspect making them the first santa cruz police officers to be killed in the line of duty. >> two heroes. two friends. taken from us far too soon at the hands of a madman. this is the touching tribute outside the h.p. pal beyond, uniformed officers raising their hand in salute at the hearses carrying the bodies. >> the 24-year-old driver under arrest for the death of a high school student is scheduled to be in court and
and now the search is on for a gunmen in san francisco. police say, that two people were in the white car on the screen, when a suspect opened fired hitting the 30 year-old male passenger, in downtown san francisco near bryant street. the driver was not hit, and drove off looking for a hospital. the eventually the driver stopped at market and davis shutting down traffic the passenger was taken to the hospital would like spring injuries. the driver is being questioned about what exactly led to the shooting, the suspect is still on the loose. >> new this morning, san francisco police are searching for two suspects who robbed a house then fled across the bay bridge. authority say that two male suspects forced their way into a home in the 2100 block of 23rd street in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. robbers then pass what the victim, took an iphone and ipad then fled from the residents. police were able to track the suspect on the bay bridge before they lost sight of the vehicle. anyone with information on robbers is asked to contact the san francisco police to permit. >> time is up
with something that will work here in san francisco. the police department, the hotels and the airlines paid for airfare, hotel, these cards and so they were able to come back and testify, assaults on tourists dropped to nothing. so it works. so contact honolulu pd and if you contact say hi to the chief fradis i knew him when he worked in richmond, california and they insulted him and did not make him chief there, it was hawaii's gain, aloha, practice and make sure that if you want to go to hawaii get the kamaana rate, there is one and that is all that i am going to say, ten seconds to spare. i am good. missed you. >> thank you. >> good evening, >> good evening. brings to the forefront, people it is taser time and we dragged our feet for three years around here and it was in the chronicle and it was a great article and the police commission was dragging its feet and that is correct. we started with miss fong and chief granod went for it and the chief is going for it, we can't get a bolt in the police commission? what is the problem people? it is a simple vote. go and get it, i think that we
francisco. and the san francisco police department. we wish you guys the best, god bless you. thank you. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> come forward. >> charles to support for 40 years. >> please call, do we have any general public comment regarding this? >> no. >> okay. >> thank you very much. please call line item number 3. >> line item 3, 3a, chief's report, discussion, review of recent activities. >> commissioners, there has been a lot of activity. so, in the interest of time, i will just highlight most of the cases that have goting a lot of time in the media lately. and then if anybody has any questions, i can speak to that. so i will start with friday night, there was an officer-involved shooting in san francisco. but it was not by the san francisco police department. daily city police had been chasing a stolen car. they abandoned the chase at 101 and 280. bay view officers spotted the car, and it was already on rems and very slow, more following than pursuit and took it to bay shore and both suspects exited the vehicle and the driver with the gun in hand, for a short foot chase an
association we do have cathy winer here. and government affairs, and manager for the san francisco airport. and let me say miss winer and to members of the public that are here as well as to the budget analyst, i think that we are likely to continue this item and that is the plan here to give mr. martin, who is the director of the airport time to come back as this one has some discussions around item number 7. and so i would ask that we actually keep presentations brief. we will open up to public comment, and members of the public comment. but, given that we will be hearing this item again in the near term future i ask that we keep the presentations shorter than perhaps thought of. >> understood. >> chair, farrell, cathy with the airport. i will just briefly layout the lease that is before you for the airport and clear channel for advertising at the airport. the proposed lease is a new lease for advertising at the airport it has an 8-year term. and it has or carries a ten million dollar minimum annual guarantee. the lease is a result of a request for proposal process with the clear channel
. >> coming of, a new look for a very old attraction in san francisco. >> first, a roundup of other news making the headlines. >> the party of a leading candidate in kenya's presidential election has called for a vote counting to be stopped because of what he says are irregularities. the running mate of the prime minister has told a news conference that he has evidence some results have been doctored. >> a russian dancer accused of masterminding an acid attack on the artistic director of the bolshoi ballet has admitted to giving the go-ahead for the assault, but he denies ordering anyone to throw acid, saying he had agreed to have him beaten up. >> a powerful earthquake has hit taiwan. the 5.6 magnitude quake struck near sydney in the east, causing buildings in the capital to sway, though no reports of damage or casualties. >> a plane crashed in northern peru has killed all nine passengers and crew. the plane hit power lines in bad weather on its approach to land a. the plane was carrying workers for a gold mining company. >> business news now, and the eurozone's recession is likely to w
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